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  • Top 10 giving strategies for the last week of 2013

    By Andrew Olsen, CFRE — December 18, 2013

    Author Biography

    Andrew Olsen, CFRE

    Andrew Olsen, CFRE is group account director at Russ Reid where he oversees the agency’s fundraising and communications efforts on behalf of 75+ food banks and food rescue organizations across the U.S. During the past 14 years he has served such organizations as Save the Children, Special Olympics, St. Joseph’s Indian School, Boys Town, Best Friends Animal Society, and numerous Rescue Missions, Food Banks, Children’s Hospitals, Catholic Charities agencies, advocacy organizations and political campaigns/committees. He is co-author of Rainmaking: The Fundraiser's Guide to Landing Big Gifts, and is frequently sought after to speak and write on various topics impacting the nonprofit sector. His email is aolsen@russreid.com


    As this year comes to a close, our thoughts quickly jump from Christmas to the New Year – but do we overlook what’s in between? The week between Christmas and the New Year is the most generous week of the year. And there is still time to consider thoughtful strategies to incentivize giving from your donors. Consider the following top 10 tips:

  • Court Ruling: N.Y. Catholic Groups Exempt From Contraception Mandate

    By The NonProfit Times — December 17, 2013

    A U.S. District Judge in New York ruled today that a group of Catholic health and educational organizations do not have to comply with a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that requires employers to provide contraception coverage.

  • 7 Things You Shouldn’t Say During An Interview

    By The NonProfit Times — December 16, 2013

    Chances are that you have said something you wish you could take back at least once in your life. While suffering from a sudden case of foot-in-mouth disease can be merely embarrassing in most instances, it can all but ruin your chances of getting a job when it happens during an interview.

  • Pearson’s Nonprofit Arm Settles Benefits Investigation

    By The NonProfit Times — December 13, 2013

    The nonprofit arm of publishing giant Pearson Inc., agreed Thursday to pay $7.7 million to settle an investigation into whether it gave government employees improper benefits.

  • Featured Nonprofit Job Of The Day: CCPS Program Director

    By The NonProfit Times — December 13, 2013

    Are you looking for a nonprofit job in New York City? Today might be your lucky day because our newest featured position — posted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineer (AIChE) — offers just that opportunity.

  • Study: Nonprofit Executive Salaries At $100K

    By The NonProfit Times — December 12, 2013

    The median salary for an arts executive in the Philadelphia area is $100,000, according to a new survey released today by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and Gallagher Benefit Services.

  • Free Webinar: Meeting Evolving Nonprofit Regulations in 2014

    By The NonProfit Times — December 12, 2013

    The New Year is just around the corner and with it comes a lot of changes for your nonprofit. One of the adaptations your organization will have to make is to the continuously changing nonprofit accounting regulations and standards.

  • Funding Imbalances Continue In The Arts

    By Niki Jagpal — December 11, 2013

    Author Biography

    Niki Jagpal

    Niki Jagpal is research and policy director at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). She is the co-author of “Smashing Silos in Philanthropy: Multi-Issue Advocacy and Organizing for Real Results.”


    As I listened to a webinar hosted by Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) on its report Annual Research on Support for Arts and Culture, I was relatively unsurprised to hear from Steven Lawrence of the Foundation Center that their research found the largest share of arts grants went to the performing arts (36.8 percent) and museums (27.6 percent).

  • Featured Nonprofit Job Of The Day: Executive Director

    By The NonProfit Times — December 10, 2013

    Have you reached a dead end in your search for a nonprofit job? If this describes your current predicament, you should check out our newest featured position: Executive Director at Back Bay Mission in Biloxi, Miss.

  • VIDEO: Avoiding Career Obsolescence

    By The NonProfit Times — December 5, 2013

    Stop me if this scenario sounds familiar to you: You applied for a job for which you seem perfectly qualified yet never heard back from the organization. If you are like a lot of job seekers, you are probably wondering why didn’t get called in for an interview since you appeared to be well suited for the position. The reason for the radio silence lies in the changing definition of the word “qualified” in today’s job market.

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